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It's important that your kid grow to appreciate different peoples and places and there's no better way to introduce cultural traditions than hands-on activities and crafts. Whether your focus is on ancient civilizations or present day communities, we have a whole host of creative ideas. We also have plenty of holiday activities that will help your kid learn more about special occasions and the various cultural practices that define them. What's more, our US History activities that are the perfect way to make learning come alive for your student. Check out our selection of activities and find a few that will pique your kid's curiosity about the world around her.

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Help middle schoolers use maps, math, and history for some Fourth of July fun.
US History
Middle School
Have you ever taken a bag of snacks with you on a road trip? If you lived in the 19th century, you might have taken hardtack instead.
US History
Fifth Grade
Dive into U.S. colonial history by making a simple bottle gourd water cooler, crafted by colonists of Roanoke Island in the 16th century.
US History
Fifth Grade
There's no need to hunt down a cactus for this rainstick craft. In fact, you can recycle items you probably already have on hand.
Community & Cultures
Preschool
Jump into Japanese culture with your child by making your own calligraphy scroll. Try your hand at painting kanji on paper just like Zen masters of old!
World Cultures
Fourth Grade
Whether you're teaching your kid about this important cultural art form or simply looking for a fun project, sandpainting is a fun activity you'll both enjoy.
Community & Cultures
First Grade
This activity spotlights everyone's favorite reindeer, Rudolph, and preserves your child's handprints in his 'antlers'.
Holidays
Preschool
Many of the world's most important historical documents were written with quill pens. Have your kid make his own quill pen and put his penmanship to the test!
US History
Fifth Grade
Your child will create their very own traditional Indian Toran wall hanging using construction paper, yarn and paint.
World Cultures
Third Grade
Explore African culture by helping your child make his very own djembe drum! Help your child explore music and rhythm as he celebrates Black History Month.
Community & Cultures
Kindergarten
Make a handprint turkey with your child to celebrate Thanksgiving. A handprint turkey makes a great base for Thanksgiving coasters, note cards, or place cards.
Holidays
Preschool
Teach your child Morse code, and a little bit of history that she'll pick up in a flash!
US History
Third Grade

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